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NOT T II 13 V. fi O U Y O !' C Ai S A U T T II 13 W 13 L !' A II U o I' U O M 13
FK1TDAY, DECEMBER, 27, 1839.
YOB,. XIITNo.053
The following is one of llineo little inci
dents llmt make a man think better of his
his species.
A Scr.tsF. in urn' Westminster Court
ok Rnilir.sTs,-A roiunil, (till laced Scotch
baker, stepped into the ploiiniff's box. pa
pern anil ledger in hand, to make good his
nlniin In 4a s. lor bread supplied In n Mr.
John Howard. A I n 1 1 young woman,
wparing a hnndsnme (ur innnlilln, noil evi
dently careful to exhibit ihn externals of
gentility, prespntpil herself In answer (lie
demand. Her ngp might he eit her eighteen
or twenty the hollow cheek and spare
form, prodneed by early sorrow or pnvn
lion, or both prevented a closer npproxt
niation In (he truth. A C"tnunssinripr :
is the amount disputed ? Ynuog Lndv :
Certainly not. I have only In (-ny, on the
part ()( lliy father. Hint li einc.rnlv ..-rcls
fits iiiiitilllty in settle thu account ni mine.
Chairman. Ilnw will he nnv for it ? Young
Lady: I have 5-. In offer lor it now. mid
my fn'hor wishes to have the indulgence
of'pavMig the rest al hnlf-o crown a week.
Commitotier : Tin lull w for bread, anil
it has been standing for Mime iitoe. iuj'
ing from your appearance I should ihuik
your lai her caniini he in Mich circuin-lati.
CP ns in make ii difficult tn procure the
few shilling' left untinul on tun hill
Young Lady. Appearances are often de
ceitful It i equally (list les-nig lor my
father and imsoll In ask for even but one
day : but nni xpecled sickne-s in our family
lias loliilly exhausted our Utile mentis. -
Uaker (nocket inc the money: Twa and
pax pence n week U not enough. Ye g.iug
nhout toon wi a nrati boa, and a silk dre"-
while mv wife mnuti wear n plaid shawl
mid a cnllnn gnnn, h nou-e the lilies n'ye
will eat an honest mini's bread wi'oot pay.
uigfni't. That fine tippet ye ban gnitpo
on maun line cost, may he. sax gnwtlen gin
nea?, "It is true," suid the young lady.
coloring, "my dress may appear c.i rava.
fa lit , and if I could wi'li prudence dress al
jc-s cost I would do so ; but on a respec
table exterior, on my part, us a teacher of
music, depends tne sulisi-tence oi a sicli
father nnd I wo sisters. (The buker shut
his book abruptly and thrust his papers
into Ijis packet.
As for the boa you al'ude to, that wo
pledged this mornm;; in raise n few shtl
lings to pay von the line you have just re
ceived, and In provide lood for those who
have tasted little else beyond dry bread
for the last week. Tho tippet I have on
wo" kindly presented to me by my landlady
ns the day is wet and cold." "Well Mr
Baker," soid tho Chairman, in a lone of
compai-sion, 'perhaps you will eg'ee to the
young lady's terms ?' -Oh, aye, said the
baker, 'twit and sn.vprnco a inonh. Pit II
doon if you wiill."-Cliairiiinii--Twn and
sixpence a week was offered. ft Ink i:
just what ye l.k.' soul the baker. The or
der was made and handed In the young
lady. As t-iir was lenving the curt the
nakpr slopped her. 'Gio me hniid o' that
bit o paper." said the baker. The re quest
was complied with. 'Noo,' said the
baker, thrusting smne silver into her
hand, tak hock your croon piece, and diuna
'") ynur.-el at n' wi' the weekly paynient.
Yohall line n four pound loaf tike i!av at
my sbnpe, and ye inoy pny tne just when
ye're able, and if 1 niver git tho siller mav
be I'll niver miss it : but mind, young
lecldy, (said he angrily.) gin ye deal wi'nny
ither baker I'se pit this order in force agm
yere father." Tim young lady looked her
gratitude. The baker had vanished. .Liv
erpool Chronicle.
Saturday, Dec. 7, 1030.
Convention met pursuant to adjourn
ment. A prayer was offered up by the Rev. W
It Dewnt, of Hnrribbiirgh. when
Mr. Ranks of Kentucky rose and said,
that as a delegate from Kentucky he
bad come here In acquiesce in the decision
of this Convention ; ho bowed before its
determination, and hu could assure the
Convention thai tho nomination made last
evening would receive the hearty support
of bis const it uenisal hum u would
not be his fault if it did not. Thn -it-uation
of the Kentucky delegation had,
he said, been one of peculiar responsibility
they had Iboir first choice, but they
came hern to sustain the nomination when
nmdo, and on iheir part he assured the
Convention they would do so, Among
his cobltliienis, Mr II. said Hie uoimiiiitinn
would bit teceived as it deserved. They
ore uncompromising in their determined
hoslihly to the administration o Martin
Von Rurcn. In bis own ilistiiel ho could
assure the Convention Gen. W II. Ilnr
rison would receive us large a vote as Mr
otny. Mv lellow citizens, said Mr P.
preler .Mr Clay, hut they left me tiniiislruc
ted. which I regarded as a liberal spirit
onu i he cultivation of such a spirt in all
flnr relations cannot but have a salutary
VC WIiIsh of the Stale of Kentucky
, H. ore sincere in their devotion
r .i lay -mil on his account olune
for the ineos,rG(lf)s fl)MU!s fl)
e .. " u'v believe him tn he the man
' " '"' y. H, Kemucky will nni
nrOVf) liliwnr Hi ii, . . '
,,., .. ' "lie man wliose tame is
r.,. r mmo " I'" Klory. Sh.
Kfn ,,e'de,eff0,C9havUmet hero os
ber peoph) wtll meet at,., ba,llt boxes,
, . : . -Vr ""ermined bos
Willi their brethren from u." s 11
iinir in iiiuiiiii vui ii run. a..,.. i...
Whipe of Kentucky will wi, j '
roformBtiniiiirihi.cn !,..... ... '. 1 ",u
.k.-. . . uuaco "nicii now
thread thp ilBirniin., r 1 ? now no conturreu in ine eonumunlB o his co .
inreaten the destruction 0f our bolQedleoguo, Gov, Barbour. & would join him
country: mid strive tn make her what
present rulers will nut prosperous nnd
Mr Rpverdy Johnson of Maryland, said
thai Maryland's choice was well kiinwn
it was unneces-nry now In mention the
individual. Tho delegation had upheld
Unit choice In tho Inst. Rut satisfied, on
consultation with I ho delegates from other
sections nf the Union, that tho cbuice ol
.Maryland would not be the choice of this
convention, and that in opinion fa major
uy of the delegates there was another
name that could carry dismay into t he rank
nf the enemy he pmpo-ed, on (he pari ol
the delegation from Maryland, lo offer a
resolution that the remit of the balloliugs
be utiotnninu-ly confirmed, and that Gen.
Win. II. IlnrriMin bo presented In lb"
American People with the auction of this
Under Ins banner, snid Mr J., we can
we mi;-t. and wo WILL TK lUM PI-' ;
nod in order tn afford time fur I he report
of the committee as In the candidate lor
the Vice Presidency, he proposed that the
Com etit ion take a recess lor hall an hour,
he lell sal i.-fied that a union would be
presented in connect ton with that ntijee
mi winch the Iriends of HarriMiu and Scot'
could unite Willi I he same oo.itnmil v that
prevails among ihe friends ol Clay ami
Scott in rpirjird lo the nomination ol liar
r iron, riiniiilliense applause.!
Mr Cherry, of North Carolina, saidi
l hal the Sta'o ho reprerenled had remain
ed comparatively quiet in the selection ol
the nominee. She had her firt choice
a" well as other S'a'cs ; hut she had ton
long fought against the spoilers not to
know her duty. and she would stand by her
-icier Slates in the preccnt contest, by
giving ti en. Win. II. Hamsun a deter
mined support : and when the election re
l urns pome in. said M r (J Ihev will s-how
Mr. Preston, of Kentucky, said the con
volition had already been correctly assured
that the delegation from his state came
here for conciliation and compromise liar
tnony and concession and he was certain
that the rcMilutiou he wos about to pro
pose was one that would meet the appro
batioo of the Convention. It might rial
orally be thought, said Mr P. that Ken
tucky siands here in ihe altitude of one
disappointed ol her favorite choice. Her
people it w as true had their preference;
hut ihey were Whigs and would sustain
their country ; and to prove that their first
choice u ill -Detain them in that course,
-aid Mr P. 1 will stole that there is now a
letter in this Convention from Ihe Hon.
II. Clay, that if rend will ili-p'ay the spir
that anitn.ites htm to ri'u.,1 i.. t;n.. liar,
nson. lie moved that Mr. Combs ol
Kentucky, in whose possession Ihe letter
wa, he requested lo read it.
The Convention by acclamation desired
the letter to he read.
Mr Combs said that his colleagues had
truly represented their State. If, fatd he,
the heart nf Kentucky, is bruised, it is noi
broken: Kentucky was born a Whig State,
i-he has lived a Whig Slate ! and I hope
tn God, she may dm a Whig Stale ! The
life of her son, IIknrv Ci.av, said Mr C.
is his ciilogium uud the hutorian must do
htm justice.
Mr Comns then read a letter from Mr
Clav, urging upon the delegates from Ket:
lucky, ihe importance of ol union among
the elements of opposition to Van Ruren
ism. urging i hem to disregard hw own
position, and paying a merited compliment
to Gen, Harrison, whom he styled the
distinguished citizen of Ohio."
On motion the letter was ordered lo be
entered on the journals.
Gov. Harbour, of Virginia, President
of the Convention, said hu rejoiced the
letter iroin lUr Llay had been read. For
his own part, niter the report of the com.
mitten last evening, from rumors which he
heard, hu had been inclined to think that
other action might ho taken. As regards
I ho disinterested subject of the proposed
action, said Gov Ii. distinguished bv the
great crisis when this Union senned tn he
Ihrealeupil, 1 would .-ay a word with your
permi-ston. When danger portended, it
was his patriotism and superior oemus
that weathered the s'tjirm. I need not
cologne Mr.Cluy, He wi l occupy through
all lime one oil ho fairest pages of our coiui.
iry s History. When danger has threaten.
I'd. Henry Clay has alwuys been the fore
most to avert it, and his patriotism und
firiniies on all occa-ious, will embalm his
fi ry in the hearts of ihe American
people. Rut beyond ihe consideration
with which as a citizen of the republic,
regard Mr 15,, there aru other reasons for
my ardent attachment tn him, j have
known bun from my infancy, and in the in
lereonrse, under ihe gaurd of honorable
confidence and private friendship, on no ec
easioti have I ever heard a sentiment trotu
Henry Clay which was not that of mi ar
dent put r ml and devoted Iriend of his
county, There is no "elfi-hncs' about bun
no petty schpiiiing for his own advance
ment. And had it been your pleasure,
gentlemen, tn nominate hmi in ihe Presi
deuyc. his elecnou would have opened a
now epoch in Ihe history of our country.
Ho would not have been Ihn little, dntv,
petty tool of a party; bin would have
cleansed ihn Augean stable and made us
a happy people,
But nnlwithslanding my feelings for Mr
Clay, said Gov. R and tho hopu" cuter
lamed that he would receive the nnuiina
lion, I havu come to the conclusion thai so
far as my vote and influence go, they shall
sustain the harmony of this Convention,
and I shall therefore vote for Ihe una n i
rnmis nomination of GEN. VM. II.
Jlr B W Leigh, of Virginia, said that
ho concurred in the sentiments of his col-
1 in his vole for Ihe unatiiinoiH entry of Ihe
nomination on the journal. The letter ol
,M( Clay was an evidence that in his heart
disinterested patriotism was superior to all
other feelings. He Mr L could not
think that the ambition ofsiichn mini as
Henry City could be gratified by being
nude President, lie has already secured
a fatti" that will live as long as pure gov
ernmenta renown thai will survive the
marble mnnuineiii that will cover his grave
noil a renown more valuable in his Mr
L' opinion than any station, however ex
alted ii may be.
ftlr Leigh sunt that one of the pnrpo-es
for which Ihe Convention had met had
been accomplished, nod he for one would
give his heart and hand to crown its labors
with sticce-s.
JVr Leigh olsn said that he Inn had had
corrcpondence corrc-pnndenru with ht
ml itnntp, old personal Iriend, Gun. Win
field Scoll, nod ho could ii-sori: tin; Coir
Vent ion , i hal ho Ion would sanctum their
proceeding" ; with his vole and influence.
Mr. I A K'ltg. of New York, said that
i'B n ri preventative nf New ork, he re
gretted Hint the ehnice nf his Smte had
not prevailed injllie tioininal'ou : hut, stud
.Mr K. we have surrendered him with man
ty fiimiipsj, because we know that the
choice cuii M not but fa'l upon an Individual
worthy nl the support ol American Iree
men. Our votes have been .cast tn the
conviction that the cauud.ite nf this ('on
vent ion will ult iuiately carry. We have
presented to thepinple n name unsullied
bv any spot of civil or military dohnqnouc'.
We have g'ven tho Uit ligu shod indiv dir
at our tinhi s lating snppori. We did not
prefer Gen Seolt beciu" we believed hiiu
lobe ni siiuiuhr prioc'ph'S ihaiih'tn to
wh no we ha vi ihrou n oil' vo o hut for !oc it
n a-on-. Tin- eho ce nl the Convention
shall receive equal honor ot our hands.
vVr K stud he would not detain the
Cotiveniioo by n speech, hut would merely
remark that in the fi. Id Gen Harrison ia-di-p
aypd equal n' r with (Jen Scitt-nnd
he uns certain Ihe latter would re-p"(idlo
the Coiivpiii ton, "God prosper your deci
sion-i-God hlpis you all.
Mr Dudley Seidell, of New York, 'aid
he wa.-one of ihe minority, who formed
one third of the delegation from that Suite
and went with ihe reprsentative' of Ken
Micky and Virginia in the selection of a
candidate. They had pursued that object
till success became hopeloss; but whatever
may have been our preferences, said Jlr
S.. we concur heartily in carrying out the
ileeisinu of i he Convention.
Mr .1 Roberts, o Pennsylvania, ad'
dres-ed the ConvenOon in favor of Ihe
nomination. He ,-anl he hud been in fa'
vnr ol I no iiomiuiiiii.il nf Mr Clay ; but he
ing out 'vnted, would not only acquiesce,
hill would unite heartily in the snppori nf
Gen. Win , Harrt-on. anil would do oil
in Iin power in lurlher his election.
Mr 11. Johnson of Maryland then offered
the following resolution :
Resolved, That this Convention utmiir
niou-lv recutn nil to the people ol the
United Slates, Gen. WM. H. IJarrnnn.nl
Ohio, as a enuiliil.ile for Pre-tdeol, and
JOHN TYLER, of Vigtnia.ns a candidate
for Vice President.
Before tho qti'Stinn was taken. Gov
Owen nf Norlh Cu'olina, said the ballot
committee were ready to report on Ihe
subject of tho Vice-Presidencv: That
'.'31 vo'es had been cast for Vice President
the vole of Virginia not having been
cast, end that the 231 voles hud am, been
cast for JOHN TYLER, of Virginia, who
was accordingly reported bv the committee
as the candidate fof the Vice-Presidency.
ftlr. B, W. Leigh, of Viigima, then
stated thai the vole of Virginia had not
been carl because it was understood that
Mr. Tyler, one of the delegation, would in
nil probability receive the nominal ion, and
lehcacy therefore forbade their participa
Col. Swift of Pennsylvania, briefly ex
pressed his original prelereneo lor the dts-
i ingui-hi'd Si a i ps, nan of Ken tuck v Henrv
Clay and concluded by declaring his de
termination to yield his preference, and
heartily and cordially lo give his support
i the nommaiinu of the Convention, and
return lo his Coiistn iients and recommend
to them lo do so likewise.
Mr. Sprngup nf Ma-sochiisetts. next rnse
nnd congratulated the convention on (he
happy result which was about to crown its
labors. He relerred to Ihe fact that Un
delegates came here, much divided in opto
mo. noo to tne Hopes entertained bv our
eoptnies that ihey would be divided in the
selection of a candidate. Happily Ihev
have been disappointed. H" alluded to
the character and worth of ftlr. Clay, his
distinguished services to ihe country, and
Ins high admiration of htm. ftln-stichn
setts, he said, also bud her fuvnrtte son, but
she had yielded up her preferences and
yielded mem enrlv--lor the sake nf eon-
ciliatmn and success. She had made this
sacrifice freely--cordiallyaed she would
now rally under Ihe banner of W. II. Har
risen with ihe same z-al and the same
certainly ofsuccess as with her own favorite
ftlr Cliambers ni' Pennsylvania, was nni
only willing tn support the resolution of
tho gpinlpinr.u from Maryland, hut lo do
o cordiiillv and with all his heart. He
was ready lo rally under tho banner of W.
11. Harrison, ami support that banner with
all the influence that God and nuturo had
given bun,
ftlr, Simmons of Rhode Llond said in
behalf of himself and his delegation, Hint
though lasi lo yield their preferences, ihey
would be unionjj the first to respond to tho
nominal inn.
ftlr Vosonfftlaino warmly responded to
tho noiiiin.tt,iun.
Jndgo Burnett of Ohio next addressed
Ihu Convention nt soma lengih. Altera
brici eulogy of Mr Cloy, ho referred to
ihe early ht-tory of Gen. Harri-on, and
his mi male ncq niiutauce with htm, and
testified in the high e-tiunl tun in which
he wn held by all who knew him. He
condoled bv recommending Ihe unfurling
the Union P.ng, Willi the inotlu of Mr
Wish ol Virginia. "Union far Ihe mike of
Ihe Union." Do this, said he, and all will
be will.
Mr Livingston 0f n y r(S0 U(, cnm
tnpficeil his remarks by a-kiug the qnes
lion -where nni I? what has brought me
here? nid answered with the emphatic
respome, love (if Country! a wish lo see
ill'' powers that be i fTeetually prostrated,
and Ihccoun'ry redeemed from tho hands
of Ihn spoilers. He alluded In hu nld age
and leebleupcs, gating that even then he
was scarcely able to proceed. He said he
had ber n n democrat all Ins life, had noor
been oir .-I the harness. He ever had end
ever W'iild adhere to the principle that tile
majority govern. When that principle
was hist sight of there must be an end ol
the Republic.
ftlr L. briefly eulog zed the character nf
Mr Clay The winld he said would do
himjii-tice. His fame would be ndmired
by mier generations. Next lie adverted
to Ihe chirae.ter of Gen. Harrison. He
-aid ho likfd Ins diameter. He knew him
well, and nothing had been -aid ni Ins
pnu-e that, was not slrtcUy true. Ohio
he said win Id go fur hiiiy acclamation,
and he wa per-uaded from what he had
learned I fit I the Keystone would ye be
the arch if Ihe Union. H then drew a
vivid picture of Marim Van Bureii, and
referred tn the duwownril tendency
of ihn ciuntry undi'i- ' Ins adnimi-tra-Hon
winch, he said, had put the repnbl e
radically wrong, hut he had every confi
denro lint we wnuhl soon get r'nilicallv
right Vhen he had realized thw belief,
he wouh descend to the tomb happv and
Gov. Meicalf of Kentucky was portico
lorly haipy in his remarks. Kentucky's
fovoritf'-on, he said, h.nl lost the Humilia
tion, but had he him-ell been here, he
would hive done precisely what ihe deh
gallon from t hat 8'ate are prepared In do
-enter heartily into the support of the
nouiinaiinn. Success i-, and ever has
been his first object. The man who can
best secure that siicpcps- lo Ihe parly, is
ihe man ho would rally under so will in
friends. As regarded linn-elf, he did not
-aenfiensn much as did many other of the
friends ol ftlr Clay ; he moved only from
the side of one noble friend, to u,;e ns
stand firmly by the side nf number and no
less noble friend The country had nni
done Gen. Ilarsison jn-tice. He has done
more for his country and received less tor
his s.-rvion limn nny man livmrr. Ho pos
sessed both civil and military capacities ol
the first order, which should entitle him
lo the admira'ion of the people. Gov. ftl.
-aid he came here in lavnr of Kentucky's
favorite son. bellying him to he the canili
dale mn.-t likely tn siiece. d. Sine" ho had
been here, he had inlorehai.ged sentiments
wnh the delegates from the various Siati--.
ami had nninc lo the conclusion that he
was in xioken. He was now prepared to
go for the strongest man. and overturn the
powerful despotism under which we were
now suffering. Let not the song of dem
ocracy cheat Ihe people. He had ever
I.e. n a democrat not one of i he democrats
ol the present day he wasauold fashioned
democrat. He verily believed that the
name of democracy had cheated half Un
people out nf their senses. He here drew
a vivid picture nf the corruption uf the
present powers that be. und ihe enormities
committed under the name of democracy
Ho regarded it as his duly, he sain, t
warn the people against such denmciacy.
lie hoped, he said in coneln-inn, for in-
umnli. i'he Hunters of Kentucky' will
be found true to the great Whig party nl
i ii e union.
ftlr IJnnrdmon, of Connecticut, earnestly
supported the nomination.
Gen. Wilson.nl' New Ilompshire. was
very hanpy in his remarks. He expressed
the heliel ilial his StBle, though her pros
peels had been dark and gloomy, would
respond lothn tiniuiuallou of Harrison and
Tyler in a spirit nf enthusiasm winch
would enable her tn triumph over ihe pre
'in corrupt parly in power. He related
-everal anecdotes, and applied them very
happily. '
ftlr Hilliard, of Alabau a, said that he
rejoiced In hear the voice nf congrulohilion
sounding all rnuiid htm, and that be enter
tamed the same put nut in feelings as the
gentleman v.hu preceded him His own
preferences, he said, hail been ardent for
Clay, bul he would siond or loll with the
nominee of this Convention. He was re
solved to sacrifice and risk every Hung fur
the good of the cause; and he fell assured
that the delegates would all go home with
an account of their proceeding, that will
impart a corresponding enlhasiasiii in the
bosoms of Iheir constituents.
Mr Merrill, uf Penn-ylvaina. supported
the re-olulion in a lew excellent remarks.
Mr Tiippor, nf Mississippi, sun! that the
.Mississippi delegation had cast the vote of
thai Stale for II. Clay, and perhaps the
Whigs of ihe Sinie will be disappointed in
Ihe result of our deliberations; bin they will
go for the uouiinee ofihisCouveiilinni and
ihn land nf Pumdexter nnd Preuliss, as she
has dune before, will do hur duly ulill ; unci
from Ihe hariuuny of tins Convention, and
the enthusiasm manifested by the members,
he fell sati-lied she can bo rescued from
ihe spoilers under thu banner ol tho Hero
ul ripiieeanoci.
ftlr Whitehead, of New Jersey, said he
too had had his first choice. Ho had been
over. ruled by the majority, hul he did not
complain; and would cheerfully abide by
tho decision of the Convention. The
nominee had onco before received tho vote
of Now Jersey, and was assured he would
do so again.
Mr Riissel, of ftli-snuri, comm"iiced his
remarks by slating thnt ho came from the
State of the great rxpungcr. Dark cloud-
hod long lowered ever that Slates but light
H now breaking thruvgh them. There are
siill some green spots on which ihe cvo
nvcH to re-t. His first choice had not
been selected, but we leave htm to the
lip nils of his country, with the wrpaih of
fn inn covering his hrnw.
The Whigs of Missouri, said Mr R , will
support Ihe nominee of this Conveultoo.
Gen. Harrison, nnd tflheir ilect-ton should
I'nll in the latter, Ihey will hope to b. re
joiced by the shout of victory from their
sister hiatus.
There ore considerations in Missouri
that make Ihe name of Gen. Harrison a
lower of strength, lie is rich mi the nfi'ec
lions of his cnonlryuiPii, and the Wlns ol
Missouri will do their best will die in the
last ditch.
ftlr Graham, of Louisiana, said that he
and the Whig.- of the State ho represented '
had Iheir just ehnice. lint their prayers
will be offered up for the success of the
ftlr Newtnn nf Virginia, snid that the
Slate which had Ihe honor lo be the birth
place of ihe first savior of his country, will
prove lo he the birlh-p'oco of Ihe second
savior of Ins muinlrv. He said the chnrae
lei of Gen. Harrison i now much tnis-un.
derstood. and when better understood will
be better appreciated.
Judge Huntington, of Iridium said that
thai slate lias been whig and is whig to
ihe core. He was ccrlnin she would give
Gen H.irri-on a Lrge majority in l(j.0
lie himself te.-uled til Pud Harrison, and
he knew there was tin man there who nip
purled the general in V,1G. when the stale
gave htm fiOOO majority, who would not
do so again.
The Judge referred to the course of Gen
II. tn Congress in relerence lo Ihe public
lands and the early settlers, who instead of
an enemy as they feared, found him their
best friend, He al-o referred lo thedcclor
niton of Col. R. ftl. Johnson, thai Gen.
Harrison has fought more battles than any
man in tho country, and "never lost a bat
tle." The Judge said he was sure he never
will lo-e n battle, and that his nomination
will be received in the Wei with a burst
of enthusiasm never before known in ihe
The question was then taken on the res
oliition or ftjr Johnson, when u was
A resolution was then offered and odont-
"d. ongratulating the constituents of Ihe
Convention on the result of its del berations.
and rPPiimiiiunilincr liio rnmn hnrniony noil
Pill lltl 0 in - III among thorn tlml Imvu uloiroo
tenz-'d the prncee. tings of Ihe delegates.
Mr Preston of Kentucky ofi'ercd a reso
lution relative to the adoption of an addres
to the people of the U. States.
Mr R. W. Leigh opposed the motion,
believing no uddre.-s necessary. He said
he should bo in favor of leaving the nnmi
natinn to its own weight. lie was not for
acting on the defensive bul on the offensive.
He was fur carrying thu war into Africa
for arraigning the spoilers before the bar
of thu American penplc fur high crimes
and mi-demeanors when they will receive
ihe piini-hinetit dun I hem, nnd Ihe only
punishment Ihey can receive under our
institutions dismissal from office now and
ftlr Pendleton, of Ohio, made some remark-'
which we could nut hear.
Mr liiirneM nf (Massachusetts, said there
was no need nf on address. II the vniceot
Ihe West rolling down from the mountains
nnd ainng the vnlhes of the Atlantic be not
better thou all addresses thai ever were
issued, then indeed a miracle has been
ftlr Preston's resolution was withdrawn
ftlr Pendleton, nf Ohio, stated that n
was the wi-li of General Harrison, only to
serve but ONK TERM, if elected lo ihe
A resolution was then submitted by R.
Johnson of Marylandand agreed lo, re
commending ihe friends uf correct princi
ples tn the dillereni Stales, lo hold Conven
linns nn the 22d uf Pehruary next, or such
day as may be agreed upon, fur the pur
pose ol nominating electoral tickets, and
general organization.
On mnlion of Gov. Owen of North Caro.
Ittia, n couiinillee of one from each delega.
lion was appointed lo infrnm the nominees
of the Convention of their unii'inaiion.
Mr. Horner, of New Jersey, said that
in confiiriuii v with the rccnminpndniioti of
ihp Slate Convention of that Slate, he
ofiered Ihe following :
Itfwlvnl, Tlml ibis Convcnton recom
mend in the Whig Young Men nl the
several States lo ns-emblu in Washington
City, on the first Mnndoy of ftlay next, for
the purpose of advancing the cause of
sound pro c pics.
The resolution was ngreed to nfter the
liio substitution of Baltimore for Washing,
A resolution was passed tendering the
thanks nf the Convention lo Ihe trustees
of ihn Lutheran church, and to the Rev.
Clergymen who attended the sessions.
Al-o a resolution Ipiiderinnr ihn ilmnl.-sof
'the Cinnventtou to the officers.
The President responded lo iho resolu
lion in mine very appropriate remarks,
when the Convention adjourned tine die.
3S' S5D3SJ JBU1 ;
TIT II E subscribers request immcdintc
X puymeni, nn all debts dun said firm.
To prevent misapprehension, hereoftor, wo
would say. distinctly, thai our object is, to
sell principally fur ready cash-and whero
credit is given, without a specified tune
payment is uniformly expected when called
lor. A". LQVET.Y Co,
Burlington, Dec. 20, 1830.
Ilinun Clark's Estate.
E tho subscribers having been ap
pointed by the Ilmi. the Probate
court fur Ihe D stricl of Chittenden, com.
mtssiuners tu receive, examine and adjust
the claims and dpinonds of all persons)
against ihe estate of Ilirnm Clark, Into nf
Mill on in said district, deceased, represen
ted insolvent, nnd also all claims nnd de
mands of all persons exhibited in offset
thereto; ami six muni lis from the dav uf
the date hereol being allowed by said court
for that purpose, we do therefore hereby
give notice that uu will attend to the
husuies! of our appointment at the dwel
ling ol Ehz-i Clark, in Milton, in said din
trie', on i he last. .Mondays of Pebiuarv and
April next at 10 o'clock, A. ftl. on each of
said days.
D ited this -It h day of December, A. D.
BEN J. C. WEHSTER, Comm'ra.
Win. B. Miner's Estate.
WE the Subscribers, having been appoin
ted by tho Honorable the Probato
Court for tho Di-trict or Chittenden, com
missioners lo receive, examine and adjust
the claims and demands of all person,affainst
thu estate of Win. H. Minor, late of Millon
in said District, deceased, represented in
solvent, and also all claims and demands ox.
hibiled in otTsct thereto; and six month
from tho day of tho dalu hereof, hoiiuf allowed
by said court for that purpose, wo do there
fore hereby give notice, that wo will attend
lo the busincs of our appointment, at tho
dwelling of RcboRca Miner in Milton in said
DUlrict on Ihe fitst Mondays of January and
April noxt.al 10 o'clock. A M on each of
said days-
Dated, this 4th day of OcIoIilt.A. D. Ifi3).
DAVID P. CLAllK, ) ,
I'll I LAND Ell MARS, u,m rs
Disriticrol" CiiiTTENUCN, ss. J
The Honorable the. Probate Court for the
Dhtrirl uf Chillnulcn, In all persons
concerned in the Entate of Win. Ward,
late nf Jhlton in said District deceased,
WAEREAS Olivo Ward, Executrix of Ilia
last will and testament ol'said deceased
proposes lo render an account of her admin
istration, and piescnt her accounts against
said estate for examination and allowance at
a session of ihe Court of Probate, lo be hol
at the Register's ofi'ico tu Burlington on tho
second Monday of February next,
TiicittU'oitK, You aro hereby notified to
appear before said court nt the lime and placq
aforesaid, and shew cause, if any you have,
why tlio-accouul aforesaid should autbi al
lowed. Tiven under my hand al Burlington this lgth
day of December, A. D. l!i:3D.
WM. WE-s'l't t V, Register.
DisTiuuT or Oiiitti:m)E ss.
The Honorable Ihe Probate Court for the
Dihlrht of Chittenden, to all person
eomernrd in the estate if Amnsa Spalding'
late nf Jcrico in said Dhrlicl deceased,
HERE AS Hosoa Spalding;, admintslra.
V T tor uf ihe Estate ol'said decea-ed pro"
poses lo render an aceuunl of his adminis
tration, and present his account against scid
estate for examination and allowance at ases1
sioo of the Court of Probate, to bo bolden at
the Resistor's olfico in Iturlingtou on thu so
ootid Wednesday of January next.
TucRcronc, You are bcrby notified to op
poor before said court nt tho 'lime and placo
aforesaid, and chow cau-e. if any you havo
why liiu account aforesaid should" not bo al',
Given under my hand at Burlington this
iJtb day of December, A. D, ll!o!).
WM. WESTON. Resistor
Louis Derville's Estate.
JJW' Ellin sub-enher- having been ap-
Y Y pinned by the II. ni. the Probato
courl for the di-lric:l of Chittenden, cnm-ini-sti
iiers to receive, examine, and adjust
the claims and demind- of all persons)
n:;aio-t the estate of Louis Derville, late of
Burlington, in said district, deceased, rep
resented insolvent, and also nl! claims and
demands of all persons exhibited in offset
therein; nnd six months from (be day of
the date hereol, being allowed for that pur-po-e,
we do therefore hereby give notice
thnt we will attend to the bn-iness of our
appointment, at ihe office of Win. Weston,
Esq in Burlington, in raid district, on tho
first Mondays of Pebruo'y and April npxt,
at 10 o'clock, A. M. on each nf said days.
Dated, this 1 0, it day of December, A
D. 1039.
GEO. B. SHAW. ) Comrnis-
Eliphaz Steele's Estate.
L the subscribers hanng been ap
pointed by the llonoroblo tho Pro.
bale Court for the District of Chittenden,
cotninissiuners lo receive, examine and ad
just the claims and demands of all persons,
against Ihe estate Ehphaz Steele, late of
Hinesbiirgh in said District, deceased, re
presented insolvent, and also all claims and
demands exhibited in offset thereto; and
six miiuihs from thu day of the duto hereof,
being allowed by said Court for that pur
pose, we do lliereloro hereby giyo nonce,
i hut we will attend to thu business of our
appointment, at the dwelling of Josiah
Steele in llinsburgh in said Dinlrict, on tho
first Mondays of Prbruary nnd Muy next,
al uno o'clock. P. ft , cut each uf said days,
Dated, this 5th day of Di?pembpr A. D.
1030. JOSEPH MARSH, ) Comrnis.
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thu Univotsity of Paris-'conlaining mora
words than Buyer's Octavo Dictionary, and
for salo at ono half tho price, of Boyor.
For sale by C. GOODRICH.
Dec. 12.

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